Assessment in Action

2019 Learning Outcomes Inventory

April 28, 2019

On behalf of the campus Accreditation Liaison Officer, we are currently gathering information about how UC Davis programs assess student learning outcomes as part of our 2019 Mid-Cycle Review with WSCUC. The questions provided to undergraduate program chairs and vice-chairs are linked here: 2019-Condensed-UGQs.pdf. (Similar questions were distributed to graduate program representatives.)

2019 WSCUC ARC Special Interest Group

April 10, 2019
2019 WSCUC Academic Resource Conference: Special Interest Group (Research-intensive institutions)

Slide deck (pdf) -- includes photos of posters and references.

Let us know if you have questions! 

Getting Curious about Teaching (link)

January 09, 2019
2019 is the Year of Reflective Teaching at UC Davis!

To support faculty in getting curious about their teaching, the Center for Educational Effectiveness (CEE) is giving away journals in which to capture insights about teaching. 

2017 Program Assessment Outcomes Showcase

June 13, 2018

On March 17, 2017, the Office of Undergraduate Education hosted the first annual Program Outcomes Assessment Showcase to celebrate the growing campus engagement in sustainable learning outcomes assessment practices in UC Davis undergraduate academic programs. Faculty from undergraduate academic programs UIPR cluster 3 shared their successes, challenges, and lessons learned as trailblazers in integrating direct assessment of student learning into the Undergraduate Program Self-Review process. For most of these programs, this represented the results of the first year of program-wide

"Yeah, that's a B+ paper": Evaluating student writing before rubrics

June 13, 2018
"Yeah, that's a B+ paper": Evaluating student writing before rubrics

Noah Guynn, Chair of the Department of French and Italian shares his epiphany about rubrics, which he experienced while teaching Global Humanities Forum (HUM 2A), which had an enrollment of 200 students.